Writing, Editing and Publishing Curriculum
The Writing, Editing and Publishing program is focused on the craft of writing, the ways forms of writing are related to one another. The program also builds crucial professional skills in editing and managing, helping individuals bring personal and professional projects to fruition.
The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies curriculum consists of 11 courses. The program contains four coordinated components: (1) a core of three courses, (2) a set of five emphasis courses, (3) two elective courses, and (4) a master’s project or thesis.
MLS 506 Ethics in Contexts
MLS 590 Public Discourse
MLD 683 Leadership for Social Change
ENG 555 Professional and Grant Writing or MLS 648 The Social Consequences of New Media
MLS 540 Writing Life Stories
MLS 542 Writing Fictions
MLS 544 Writing Performances
MLS 640 Finding Markets
MLS 642 Finalizing Manuscripts
MLS 695 or 696 Project or Thesis
Students are strongly urged to take courses from any of the emphasis courses in the other programs within the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies.